In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Gallery is closed to the public until further notice. Learn more
Celebrate Canada Day with free admission to the Gallery. Discover the Canadian and Indigenous art on view in Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, come by the Our Stories creative hub and enjoy other fun activities throughout the day.
Scotiabank Great Hall
Make a unique party hat to celebrate Canada Day in style.
Available in the Scotiabank Great Hall
Go on an adventure through the National Gallery of Canada with this fun scavenger hunt.
Available on the National Gallery of Canada Plaza
Show off your love of art with cool temporary tattoos.
Please note that public tours, docent program and interpreters are not available in galleries on Canada Day.
Canada Day Street Closures: Please note that there will be no access to the Gallery’s underground parking on July 1 due to Canada Day street closures. You can still make your way to the Gallery by using public transit or by parking your car in the surrounding area. See Canadian Heritage’s map of street closures or interactive map to plan your visit.